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Kehlani’s ‘It Was Good Until It Wasn’t’ Is The Music Blessing We Needed During This Quarantine

Kehlani has a way of speaking to you deeply when you listen to her music. The talented musician broke through in 2014 with her mixtape “Cloud 19” and her career has not slowed down since. She just dropped some new music and fans are already obsessed with it.

Kehlani has a new album out for all of her fans and it is kind of the perfect time for it.

“It Was Good Until It Wasn’t” is Kehlani’s second studio album. Who could forget when she released “SweetSexySavage”? Kehlani immediately set herself apart as an artist that everyone should know about. It seems that her second studio album is already shaping up to solidify her place in music.

“It Was Good Until It Wasn’t” is already competing for a top debut.

Fans are excited to help Kehlani reach another milestone in her career. Social media is filled with people praising Kehlani for her new album and fighting to make sure she is given a No. 1 debut. People are hosting streaming parties to get as many people as possible to stream Kehlani’s album.

This kind of energy from fans can make a really big difference.

The last time a fanbase really mobilized it was to preserve Mariah Carey’s record for the longest No.1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. “Despacito” was threatening to unseat Mariah Carey’s record with “One Sweet Day.” Carey released the song in 1996 with Boyz II Men and it sat at No. 1 for 20 weeks. With “Despacito” close to ending that record, Carey fans flocked to Taylor Swift’s single “Look What You Made Me Do” to unseat the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee song. The Carey fans succeeded and delivered Swift a No. 1 spot dethroning “Despacito.”

Carey would eventually lose the record after the “Despacito” battle. In August 2019, Lil Nas X’s wildly successful “Old Town Road” knocked Carey out of that record. Carey herself congratulated the young man for his incredible feat.

Low key, this is the perfect name for an album right now.

The world is upside down and things seem so out of control at the moments. The title of this album perfectly captures the common experience. Everything was relatively fine compared to what it is like right now. It wasn’t long ago that we could see friends, attend concerts, travel abroad, and genuinely live. Now, well, we are mostly on lockdown.

Fans are stunned by the new album.

Wigs have been snatched and people are super preoccupied with Kehlani’s newest album. Quarantines across the country are being improved by people having new music to listen to thanks to Kehlani.

There was a moment of panic because of Apple Music.

Some people had to wait extra long in order to listen to “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t.” Some people went to Apple Music to listen to the new album and were disappointed to see that the album was not available. While disappointing, some of the Twitter users lamented that this was a common issue with Apple Music.

Regardless of the Apple Music drama, fans are loving Kehlani’s new album.

You can stream “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t” wherever you stream your music. Let us know what you think about Kehlani’s new music. We would love to know what you think.

READ: Kehlani Shows Off Her Baby Girl For The First Time

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Billboard Listed The Top 50 Latin Music Songs Of All Time And Some People Have Questions

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Billboard Listed The Top 50 Latin Music Songs Of All Time And Some People Have Questions

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Latin music is something we all grew up with. Our parents raised us on the voices of Celia Cruz and Vicente Fernandez. We cleaned the house and entertained ourselves on road trips to these artists and they are ingrained in our DNA. Billboard recently released a list of the 50 best Latin music songs of all time and some are undoubtedly iconic and others just aren’t Latin music.

Billboard dropped their list for the 50 best Latin music songs of all time and some of them are truly classics.

Amor Prohibido” by Selena, “Guantanamera” by Celia Cruz, “El Rey” by Vicente Fernandez, and “El dia que me quieras” by Luis Miguel are just a few of the songs on the list that deserve all the praise. They are songs that transport us to our childhoods and cherished family memories.

The list also includes some newer songs that have rocked out adult worlds. “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi, “Mi Gente” by J Balvin, “El Farsante” by Ozuna, and “Tusa” by Karol G and Nicki Minaj all made the list. Not only do these songs speak to the Latino audience, they have been able to go mainstream sharing our musical culture with the world. That’s something to admire and respect because it gives our community representation like never before.

The list has proven to be just want some people have been asking for.

Tbh, this would make a pretty amazing road trip playlist if you need to pass the time. Nothing like a mix of Latin music songs playing along to give you a big, inclusive sabor of Latin America through music. A little be of Mexico and a little bit of Puerto Rico mixed in with a little bit of Colombia is pure joy and magic.

However, a lot of people are questioning the list’s inclusion of Spanish artists.

The list has various artists who are not Latino, but Spanish. There seems to be an unspoken rule in the music industry that music in Spanish is automatically Latin music. Fans have long been arguing against the industry’s blanket label of Spanish-language music automatically being considered Latin music.

Rosalía, who has arguably become the face of the debate, is listed as having one of the best Latin music songs of all time.

While Rosalía does make some good music, there is a real push to make sure the artists of Latin American roots are uplifted in Latin music. There is nothing wrong with including Rosalía in your Spanish-language playlists but Latin music fans want the distinction made that some artists aren’t Latino.

You can check out the rest of the Billboard list here.

READ: Vogue México Put A Spanish Music Artist On Their Cover And Called Her Latina And Latinos Almost Set Twitter On Fire

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Demi Lovato Gasses Up Her Teen Self In Her Latest Music Video ‘OK Not to Be OK’

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Demi Lovato Gasses Up Her Teen Self In Her Latest Music Video ‘OK Not to Be OK’

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Demi Lovato is hardly a stranger to opening up about the things that have plagued her. The “Sorry Not Sorry” singer has long used her voice and platform to shed light on the issues that so many young girls struggle with. Namely body image. Like many young girls across the country (who are reportedly more likely to suffer from the pressures of our society’s pressure to obtain the “ideal body”) Demi Lovato has been open about her years struggling with eating disorders. Moreover, in recent years Lovato has positioned herself as an advocate for young girls suffering from similar issues.

In a recent music video, Lovato is opening up about her pain by doing so with a girl she can relate to on a completely different level: her younger self.

Lovato’s newest song comes with a heartwrenching and brilliant collab with Marshmello.

In her latest video, Lovato finds herself transported to her childhood bedroom, waking up in her old bed. When she looks in the mirror, she finds herself staring straight into the face of her younger self (a la Camp Rock). Marshmello also wakes up in his own childhood room, and the two artists end up settling with their past demons throughout the rest of the video. 

The lyrics of the song detail the process of coming to terms with dark emotions and mental health struggles. “Don’t get lost in the moment, or give up when you’re closest,” Lovato sings in the new music video. “All you need is somebody to say, it’s OK not to be OK.”

Throughout the video, the teenage and adult versions of Lovato and Marshmellow rage in their bedrooms in the video before ultimately finding a balance. The video concludes with both versions of Demi holding hands and meeting up with the teenage and adult versions of Marshmello while dancing down a street.

“I think it’s just such an important subject,” Marshmello said about the song’s release on World Suicide Prevention Day. “I think a lot of people, about negative feelings and negative thoughts that are affecting them are kind of scared to bring it up, scared to talk about it. When in reality, they’re scared because maybe the person won’t relate or the person won’t understand, when in reality most of time the person that you could bring it up to, will most likely has felt like this or will understand or can relate as well. So I think it’s very important to talk about it.”

Check out the music video below!

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